Hiroshi Teshigahara (1927–2001) was a latecomer to the movement known as the Japanese New Wave (like his French counterparts, he began as a film critic), preceded by Susumu Hani, Nagisa Oshima, and Shohei Imamura. Read more
Posts tagged ‘Japanese cinema’
It would be hard to overstate the impact of the importation to the West, and particularly to America, of Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon Read more
These notes accompany the screenings of Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story on July 11, 12, and 13.
The writings of Andrew Sarris, who died June 20, are the inspiration for this series, and it is dedicated to him. Read more
These notes accompany the screenings of Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsuon June 20, 21, and 22.
My uncle, Albert Green, was an internationally acclaimed ceramicist whose work is primarily in the collection of the Morris Museum in New Jersey. Read more